The Gift of Intuition

The Gift of Intuition

Taking the time for self-examination and self-reflection has many benefits. I hadn’t thought that “Snowmageddon” avoidance would be one of them. I come from Michigan, and I lived in Vermont, so I know snow. I know how to drive in it, I know how NOT...
Observe. Observe. And Then Observe Some More.

Observe. Observe. And Then Observe Some More.

I already miss the cafes. I just returned from a trip to Paris and am yearning to just stroll down to a café to sit and observe life. The French have taken people-watching to a new art form, with the cafes designed to look out at the street life, not hidden away...
The Art of Not Doing

The Art of Not Doing

I have learned to trust the Universe. Call it what you will – God, Spirit, Higher Power, Nature – it’s anything but me. I get that lesson time and time again when I have the illusion of control and try to orchestrate life. Don’t know about you, but that just...
With Liberty and Chocolate for All…

With Liberty and Chocolate for All…

I was in a horrible mood today. Something I had counted on – a revenue generating event – was “taken away from me”. That loss of income, while not that significant in size, was a real blow to the ego and the pocketbook. It filled me with indignant rage – way over the...

You Being You Lets Me Be Me

My dear friend Gabrielle wrote on my Facebook page recently the most lovely compliment: “One of the things I love about you is we bloom around you; we love ourselves – and have the most fun being who we are in your presence.” Honestly, I just swooned...